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Brenda Joyce Pendergrass Anderson

Brenda Joyce Pendergrass Anderson, age 71, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Friday, July 9, 2021.

She was a long time member of Wheeler Hill Church of Christ. She spent her life doing for others, whether for her family or for members of the community. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and could rule the scrabble board. She loved Greg and their adventures filled with food, music and coffee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Creed and Edith Pendergrass; sisters, Kathryn Webb and Carolyn Trotter; nephew, Marlin Trotter; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Alton and Geneva Anderson; and sister-in-laws, Lois Pendergrass and Cookie Pendergrass.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Greg  Anderson of Pikeville; children, Travis (Kristin) Anderson of Nashville, Chad (Kaye) Anderson of Baxter, Patti Anderson Jordan of Chattanooga, and Molly Anderson of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Kayla (Damon) Snow, Ryne (Marcelle) Anderson, Reece and Emaline Anderson, Freya and Pepper Jordan; great-grandchildren, Fiona and Abel Snow; brothers, Doyle (Linda) Pendergrass of Pikeville, Donald Pendergrass of Pikeville, Freddy Pendergrass of Crossville, Roy (Carol) Pendergrass of Pikeville, Gary Pendergrass of Crossville, and Chester (Shirley) Pendergrass of Pikeville; sisters, Wanda (Fred) Terry of Radford, Virginia, Debbie Pendergrass of Crossville, Roseanne Cagle of Crossville; and several hundred nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 13, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Anderson Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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